Sun. Feb 24th, 2019

Microsoft seems to tease HoloLens 2 in trippy video forward of MWC – CNET

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 was already anticipated to launch at Cell World Congress.  


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It seems like there is a trailer out for Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 and its filled with flying chips and melting ice. Technical Fellow Alex Kipman, creator of the unique HoloLens and head of Microsoft’s mixed-reality efforts, on Monday tweeted a video that seems to tease the subsequent model of the AR headset. The video, which was noticed earlier by TechCrunch, is cryptic however ends with the date Feb. 24, 2019.

Microsoft was already rumored to announce a brand new HoloLens headset at its Cell World Congress occasion on Feb. 24. CEO Satya Nadella is scheduled give the keynote alongside Julia White, a company VP in command of Microsoft Azure, and Kipman.

The unique HoloLens AR headset was launched in 2016, layering hologram-like 3D graphics onto the actual world in a stand-alone package deal, however has some technical limits. The following headset could enhance issues like area of view and produce extra superior controls, in addition to eye-tracking.  In November, Microsoft gained a $480 million contract to provide the US Military with HoloLens headsets.

“We’ve a variety of thrilling issues to speak about at MWC 2019,” mentioned a Microsoft spokesperson. 

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